The Howards of Virginia

TitleThe Howards of Virginia
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication1940
AuthorsLloyd, Frank
Running Time117 min
Date Released09/1940
DistributorColumbia Pictures
CountryUnited States
Publication Languageeng

A young man from colonial Virginia fulfills his father's dream of moving West at the dawn of the American Revolutionary War. On his way west, Matt Howard meets Tom, who passes him off as a member of the landed gentry to the Peyton family. Howard falls in love with and marries Jane, but his deception as well as their political and ideological differences disrupt their union. 


Cary Grant

Martha Scott

Cedric Hardwicke


Directed by Frank Lloyd

Produced by Frank Lloyd and Jack H. Skirball

Screenplay by Sidney Buchman

Music by Richard Hageman

Cinematography by Bert Glennon

Edited by Paul Weatherwax


Drama, War

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